Type of College

Minority - Aided

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "A" Grade

Established

1952

Affiliation

Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam

About Catholicate College

Catholicate College, Pathanamthitta was established on 1st August 1952 by the Honorable Raja Pramukh of Travancore - Cochin, H.E. (late) Sri. Chithira Thirunal Raja Raja Varma.

It is one of the premier minority institutions under the Malankara Orthodox Churches Colleges and established to impart & provide in the field of higher education for the deserving candidates and prove to be a milestone on the part of progress.

The college is affiliated with the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam and it is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) on 30th June 1996 under Act, 1956.

It is re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" Grade - (CGPA Score 3.60 on a 4 Point Scale in 3rd Cycle) on 29th March 2016.

It is a co-educational college, providing regular courses at primarily the higher secondary and undergraduate levels which are located in a rural part of a Makkankunnu played a pioneering role in the field of higher education.

The college conferred the status of grant-in-aid college that the fees and all the facilities for the students are fixed by the government. The student's admission is done as per the Admission Criteria prescribed by the affiliating university.

The college has awarded as the best college by the affiliating university and also a number of awards in publication, offering scholarship & also awarded by the different society.

The college offers 13 UG courses, 14 PG courses, and 1 M.Phil course. 7 departments are approved research centres of M.G. University. UG courses are under Choice Based Credit and Semester System (CBCSS) and PG courses are under Credit and Semester System (CSS) of M.G. University.

In the final year of UG courses, students can choose an open course of their predilection. Our institution offers 10 different open courses which are basically job oriented. As suggested in the previous accreditation report, the college has taken the keen initiative in starting new job oriented courses.

Taking into consideration the growing demand for Commerce courses, B.Com with Finance and Taxation, B.Com with computer application and two streams of M.Com are offered. In addition to this, courses with more job opportunities such as MTA and BCA have also been newly introduced in the year 2014-15.

M.Phil in Zoology also had begun. Catholicate college is one among only 3 colleges in M.G. University where sanction has been accorded for M.Phil outside the University department. Sanction has been accorded by the University for starting MBA and MCA courses, for which AICTE approval is awaited.

Catholicate College is one of the approved centres of Kerala Government’s Computer skill oriented studies, RUTRONIX which offers PG and Diploma courses in computing.

In addition to this, the college runs Catholicate Institute of Computer and Multimedia Studies (CICMS) offering various certificate and diploma courses in computing. The college has an approved study centre of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi where 29 courses including MBA are offered and 818 students presently pursue their studies at the centre.

Motto:

“The Fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom"

Vision:

  • To create an enlightened society for a brave new world and of the society at large and nation as a whole

Mission:

  • A better society through academic excellence, development of skills and character formation. The college hopes to produce committed and inspired youth with a holistic approach to life

Objectives:

  • To mold a generation of committed, talented and academically excellent youth with a sense of responsibility to the country and to the world in general
  • To equip the students to meet the challenges of the modern world and be responsible citizens
  • The college has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The college has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • The college has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, canteen, seminar halls, common rooms, auditorium, multipurpose halls, playground & hostel etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • The college has established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) on 1st June 2009 to assure the quality of the college and also details regarding submission of Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQAR) to NAAC annually
  • The college runs a canteen inside the campus where staff and students can have meals and snacks prepared in a hygienic manner and at an affordable cost
  • Internet & Wi-Fi facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • Transportation facility is available for the students
  • The college also has a hostel with providing all the facilities, security and good atmosphere, best suited for studies of the boys & girls coming from far-off places
  • The college has a large playground with well-equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
  • The college also provides NCC training to its students. The NCC cadets attend different camps and earn pride for themselves and for the college
  • The college Unit NSS Wing performs different type of social services within and outside of the area
  • The college consists Women Cell to help female students. This cell helps and guides girls to sort out from their personal problem and avoid them from any harassment
Levels of study
Arts
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts in Economics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Economics (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in English Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in English (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Hindi Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Hindi (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in History Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in History (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Malayalam Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Malayalam (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) Distance Mode 6 Months 10th
Master of Arts in Economics (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in English Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in English Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in English (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Hindi Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Hindi (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in History Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in History (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Malyalam Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Malyalam (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 3 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Political Science (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Public Administration (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Sociology (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.A
Commerce
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Commerce (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Commerce in Computer Application Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Commerce in Computer Application (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Taxation Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Commerce Full Time 2 Years B.Com
Master of Commerce (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years B.Com
Engineering
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Computer Application Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Computer Application (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 3 Years 10+2
Science
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Tourism Studies (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 3 Years 10+2
Ph.D
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Philosophy - (Mathematics) Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Botany Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years M.Com
Doctor of Philosophy in English Full Time 2 / 3 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Hindi Full Time 2 / 3 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Malayalam Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Physics Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
M.Phil
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Philosophy in Zoology Full Time 2 Years Master's Degree
Master of Philosophy in Zoology (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years Master's Degree
Management
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Tourism Administration (Distance Mode) Distance Mode 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
Master of Tourism Administration (MTA) Full Time 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
Additional Courses
Streams
Add-On IGNOU Certificate Courses:
Certificate Course in Computer
Certificate Course in Teaching of English
Certificate Course in Tourism
Certificate Course in Environmental Studies and Guidance
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • UPS
  • N.C.C.
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • IT Infrastructure

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